Chuck Libourel, Managing Director
Mr. Libourel is a Founding Partner of HNP and is the Managing Director of the firm.
Mr. Libourel has 30 years of experience developing new products, including executive
positions at Emerson.
Mr. Libourel’s expertise areas include Portfolio Management, R&D, Product Engineering,
Project Management, Testing & Failure Analysis, Value Engineering, and
Mr. Libourel graduated with a BSMET from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Jennifer Petruzzi – Product Marketing
Ms. Petruzzi is the Executive Product Marketing advisor to the firm. Ms. Petruzzi has 15+ years of experience in Product Management and Commercialization, including executive positions at Diebold Inc., Moen Inc., Glidden, PPG, and Associated Materials.
Ms. Petruzzi’s expertise areas include Product Management, Portfolio & Channel Management, New Product Definition, New Product Commercialization, Product Lifecycle Management, Strategic Marketing, and Marketing Communication.
Jennifer is a Walsh University graduate with a BA in Management.
James K Simonelli, PE – Engineering, Technology, Quality, and Service
Mr. Simonelli is the Executive Engineering and Technology advisor to the firm. Mr. Simonelli has 30+ years of experience developing new products, including executive positions with Nord Gear, Emerson, Roper Industries, and Oceaneering.
Mr. Simonelli is a business turn-around expert in Business Management, Product Engineering, Machine Design, Intellectual Property, Quality Systems, Service Engineering, and Marketing.
Mr. Simonelli graduated with a BME from Cleveland State University.
Karen T. Libourel, CPIM, CIRM, CSCP - Supply Chain
Ms. Libourel is the Executive Supply Chain and Operations advisor of the firm. Ms. Libourel has 30+ years of experience in Supply Chain Management, including executive positions at Emerson, General Cable, Vantiv, Dover Corporation, and Milacron.
Ms. Libourel is a business turn-around expert in Supply Chain, Operations, Sales & Operations Planning, Materials Management, Global Procurement, Supplier Management, Distribution, and Logistics.
Ms. Libourel graduated with dual BA’s in Economics and Political Science from the University of Kentucky, and with an MBA from the University of Northern Kentucky.
Mary Kotler, Manufacturing
Ms. Kotler is the Executive Manufacturing Operations advisor to the firm. Ms. Kotler has 30 years of experience in Manufacturing Management, including executive positions at Siemens, Rolls Royce, and Ingersoll-Rand..
Ms. Kotler is a business turn-around expert in Operations Leadership, Lean Manufacturing Operations, Supplier Quality Management, and Logistics.
Ms. Kotler graduated with her BA from the University of New Brunswick, and with an MBA from the University of Toronto.